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When We Normalize Racism and Bigotry, We Do Violence to Our Mental Health

The following statement can be attributed to Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO, Mental Health America


Mental Health America Achieves Milestone of 5 Million Mental Health Screenings

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) today announced that it has achieved a new milestone in its effort to make mental health screenings available to everyone free of charge. More than 5 million people have now completed an…

The Pandemic Mental Health Crisis: New Numbers Paint a Dire Picture

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) Screening Program, which provides free, anonymous mental health screens, shows roughly 18,000 more people sought help for anxiety or depression since pandemic began; nearly 14,000 considered…

Chiming In Blog

By Tara Caguiat, Freelance Writer, Wikipedia defines body image as, “a person's perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their own body. It involves how a person sees themselves, compared to the standards that have been set…

By Adrienne Griffen, Executive Director of the Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance Having a new baby…often the happiest time in a woman’s life. Not always. In normal times, 1 in 5 women will experience anxiety or depression either during…

By Debbie Plotnick, Vice President of State and Federal Advocacy As Mental Health America’s (MHA) Vice President for State and Federal Advocacy, it is my job (and my passion) to push people (mostly legislators and policy makers) to make changes that help…